ABA Therapist Interview Questions

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When you suffer a setback with a patient, how does that emotionally affect you and your work?

ABA Therapist Interview Questions

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    When you suffer a setback with a patient, how does that emotionally affect you and your work?

  2. 2.

    How do you deal in uncomfortable situations?

  3. 3.

    What are the types of differential reinforcement techniques?

  4. 4.

    What do you like most about your current position?

  5. 5.

    When have you had difficulty with a parent? How did you handle the situation?

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    Tell me about a time that a patient's behavior confused you, or didn't make sense. What did you do?

  7. 7.

    Tell me about your experience creating behavior intervention plans for autistic children.

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    What is your greatest weakness as an ABA Therapist?

  9. 9.

    How do you deal with work stress?

  10. 10.

    Tell us a little bit about yourself.

  11. 11.

    What are the four basic schedules of reinforcement?

  12. 12.

    What questions do you have for us?

  13. 13.

    What is one skill you would like to improve upon?

  14. 14.

    What are your salary expectations?

  15. 15.

    When have you worked among a diverse group of people?

  16. 16.

    Describe your working relationship with your previous or current colleagues.

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    Where do you see your career in 5 years?

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    Would you be willing to travel to various centers, schools, etc?

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    Tell me about an organization or group outside of work that you contributed to.

  20. 20.

    Why did you choose a career as an ABA Therapist?

  21. 21.

    When have you worked independently before? What challenges do you find when working independently?

  22. 22.

    What feeding therapy techniques have you used with your patients?

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    Do you have experience with one-on-one patient sessions?

  24. 24.

    What actions do you take to demonstrate care for your patients?

  25. 25.

    Explain to me what HIPAA is, and how that affects your job as an ABA Therapist.

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    What is your greatest strength as an ABA Therapist?

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    When you notice a child with aggressive behavior toward others, what type of intervention do you perform?

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    What type of certification do you have? Are there any additional certifications you are looking to obtain in the future?

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    What experience do you have working with children on the autism spectrum?

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    Do you have any volunteer experience related to working with children?